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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
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SO 57207 75234



SO57NE KNOWBURY 482-1/6/88 Church of St Paul 22/01/98


Church. 1839, alterations and additions 1884. Coursed rubble to the earlier build and rusticated coursed stone to the later, both with ashlar dressings. Slate roof to earlier phase with tiles to later. PLAN: chancel with north chamber, nave with south porch, west tower with north vestry. EXTERIOR: chancel c1884. Decorated-style windows to south and one to east. Lean-to organ chamber to north. Nave of c1839 with 3 Decorated-style windows each side and single buttress to north. Projecting tiled gabled south porch with pine side walls set on coursed stone plinth. Tower c1839. 3-stage embattled tower with c1884 stair turret addition and north vestry extension. Pointed arched west door with Decorated-style window over at first stage, 2 twin cusped lancets at second stage, 4 Decorated louvred bell-chamber openings. INTERIOR: chancel with scissor-trussed rafter roof with 4 trusses with arched braces. Pointed chancel arch. Stained glass by Mayer of Munich in east window. Reredos in early German style. Nave roof of 6 bays, 2 purlins, 4 ornate pine scissor trusses with carved clasping collars and pendant hammerposts with cusped bracing to scissors.

Listing NGR: SO5720775234


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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